| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:01 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- The U.S. men’s hockey team will face the Czech Republic on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Sochi Olympics hockey tournament.
The U.S., seeded No. 2, earned a bye into the quarterfinals by winning its preliminary-round group....
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:16 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Before the Olympic hockey tournament began, Russian superstar Alexander Ovechkin joked that if his country were to prevail at the sport it once dominated internationally, “it means gold only costs $50 billion,” the price tag...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 3:59 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Finland got a bit more of a challenge than it expected in its Olympic hockey opener against Austria on Thursday, giving up a goal 36 seconds into the game and trailing twice in the first period before pulling away to an 8-4 victory at the...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 3:54 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Canadian women's hockey Coach Kevin Dineen has seen his share of rivalries during 18 seasons in the NHL followed by nearly another decade as a coach.
After Canada pulled off an edge-of-your-seat 3-2 victory over the U.S. at...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:05 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Drew Doughty threw down the gauntlet as far as who wins bragging rights should he and Team Canada defeat his Kings teammates Jonathan Quick and Dustin Brown of Team USA in Friday’s Olympic tournament semifinal, but Quick wasn’...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 8:58 PM
In Boston last fall to speak at Harvard University, Mayor Rahm Emanuel sat in the back of a sedan as his driver pulled out of a city tunnel and pointed in the direction of TD Garden.
"The guy says, 'Over there is where the great sin occurred,''' Emanuel...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 6:03 PM
A few days ago, Major League Baseball approved the expanded use of video replays next season. On Saturday, the limits of the NHL's current video replay rules became apparent — and painfully so for the Kings.
NHL rules don't allow for video...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 5:26 PM
SOCHI, Russia — The Sochi Olympics will continue without the Russian hockey team, which was stifled by Finland in a 3-1 quarterfinal loss Wednesday at the Bolshoy Ice Dome. Russia's elimination probably will dampen the Olympic passion of fans who...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:22 PM
SOCHI, Russia — Alexander Ovechkin hasn't arrived yet but his imprint is all over the Winter Olympics.
The Russian forward's smiling face — featuring a gap where one of his front teeth should be — is on menus distributed aboard Sochi-...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 7:19 PM
The Kings' rescue squad, armed with goals and assists, isn't going to come from the American Hockey League.
It is going to have to come from within, at least until Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi trades for a top-six forward. Of course, isn't almost...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:58 PM
Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller is too sick to start Wednesday night’s game against the Vancouver Canucks, putting his 14-game winning streak on hold before his team ventures to tough road games at Chicago and St. Louis.
Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:08 PM
Maybe the Boston Bruins thought they had Jonas Hiller out of position and vulnerable Tuesday night.
Actually, he had them right where he wanted them.
Hiller, en route to his 12th consecutive win in the Ducks' 5-2 victory over the Atlantic Division-...